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HER Number:MDV82210
Name:Gate piers to south of Cookshayes Farmhouse, Widworthy


A tall stone rubble garden wall with early 18th century Beerstone ashlar gate piers projects forward from the left end of the front of the house forming an entrance to the garden terrace.


Grid Reference:SY 210 975
Map Sheet:SY29NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWidworthy
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDWORTHY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GATE PIER (Constructed, XVIII - 1702 AD to 1702 AD)

Full description

Cox, J. + Thorp, J. R. L., 2019, Cookshayes, Widworthy, Devon, Figs 3, 19 (Report - Survey). SDV364102.

Gate piers of circa 1702 flank the gateway to the garden terrace.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1163959 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

Cookshayes Farmhouse including - gate piers adjoining to south. A tall stone rubble garden wall projects forward from the left end of the front [of the house] and it contains early C18 Beerstone ashlar gate posts; square in section with alternate projecting blocks and ball finials.
Date first listed: 22nd February 1955

Sources / Further Reading

SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1163959.
SDV364102Report - Survey: Cox, J. + Thorp, J. R. L.. 2019. Cookshayes, Widworthy, Devon. Keystone Historic Buildings Consultants. K14. Digital. Figs 3, 19. [Mapped feature: #49522 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV129915Part of: Cookshayes Farm, Widworthy (Monument)
MDV11196Related to: Cookshayes Farmhouse, Widworthy (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8508 - Historic building assessment of Cookshayes, Widworthy

Date Last Edited:Feb 4 2021 4:01PM